The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 58 62 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 10 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.53% 1.04% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.28% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 2
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -36.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £56,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +9.75%
Load Balancing
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
534 468 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.90% 80.97% 76.46%
Number of salaries quoted 451 392 414
Average salary £37,500 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Cardiff region.

Load Balancing Salary Trend in Cardiff

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Load Balancing.

1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) SolarWinds
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Apache
4 5 (31.25%) Perl
4 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 5 (31.25%) MPLS
4 5 (31.25%) CentOS
5 4 (25.00%) Public Cloud
5 4 (25.00%) nginx
5 4 (25.00%) Product Management
5 4 (25.00%) vSphere
5 4 (25.00%) SaaS
5 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (25.00%) SQLite
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (25.00%) Internet

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Load Balancing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
1 5 (31.25%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (25.00%) nginx
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (25.00%) SaaS
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) MPLS
3 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (25.00%) VPN
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (18.75%) Wireless
4 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
4 3 (18.75%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
5 1 (6.25%) BGP
5 1 (6.25%) IPv4
5 1 (6.25%) IPv6
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQLite
General
1 3 (18.75%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Server Support
3 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) CentOS
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Product Management
2 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (18.75%) Line Management
2 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Perl
2 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCNP
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) CCIE
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) vSphere
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 3 (18.75%) ProxySG
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) SolarWinds
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) Juniper
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) Mitel
5 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.25%) F5